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This Day in Music History: 1901 - Louis Armstrong is Born

This Day in Music History: 1901 – Louis Armstrong is Born

Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an “inventive” trumpet and cornet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance. With his instantly recognizable gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer,…

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